Posts In: workers' compensation

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Doctors More Likely to Dispense Unnecessary, Stronger Opioids For Profit

December 16, 2014 Insurance Topics 2

When doctors prescribe strong opioids to injured workers, the assumption is the workers need them. But when Florida banned physicians…Read More

TRIA Re-Authorization Could Be in Jeopardy

December 10, 2014 Insurance Topics 2

Update 12/10/2014 5:12 p.m.: House passes TRIA by 417-7 votes. Total support from Democrats; 7 nays from Republicans. It’s off to…Read More

Let’s Get TRIA Passed Before Holiday Recess

November 18, 2014 Insurance Topics 1

Congress has 43 days — that’s six weeks from tomorrow — to pass a re-extension to the Terrorism Risk Insurance…Read More

Waiting for My New Rolodex

November 14, 2014 Uncategorized 0

After spending several days awaiting my new Rolodex, Staples just informed me that I need to wait a little bit…Read More

Eliminating Physician Drug Selling is a Workers’ Comp Necessity

November 13, 2014 Insurance Topics 4

Physician-dispensed drug prices in Connecticut dropped about 30 percent, yet stayed 30 to 60 percent higher than pharmacy prices, according to…Read More

Just Thinking: Ebola and Workers’ Compensation

October 9, 2014 Insurance Topics 2

You know you’re a true workers’ comp junkie when you cannot hear the news without considering potential work-related implications. Not…Read More

Why the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is Necessary

September 10, 2014 Insurance Topics 3

Tommorow is the 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, so it is fitting take a look at why the Terrorism…Read More

The Other Reason for Rising Workers’ Comp Premiums

May 2, 2014 Insurance Topics 1

Workers’ compensation premiums are on the rise with little hint of near-term relief. To figure out why, workers’ comp experts…Read More

Can Disability and Accident Coverage Serve as a Workers’ Comp Substitute?

April 3, 2014 Insurance Topics 6

Sometimes I just don’t get it. An article published today in Insurance Journal, which looks more like a copied Aflac…Read More

Just Own It

March 18, 2014 Insurance Topics 2

Could you imagine how much the world would change if people just took responsibility for their actions? It would certainly…Read More